Queen's Own Blend Breakfast Tea

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1906-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19291

Description

Decorated tea canister "Queen's Own Blend"; rectangular w/ round cover; painted decoration of green and tan basketweave around sides; picture on front of royalty figure (queen?); label w/ red, green and gold w/ black lettering.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE

Inscription

Painted on front and back: ""DISTRIBUTED BY S.S. PIERCE CO./ U.S. SERIAL NO 3336 GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS ACT JUNE 30, 1906/ BOSTON BROOKLINE""

Associated Person

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

S.S. Pierce Co.

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.75 x 4 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2369

Places

Massachusetts (United States)